If you’re a fan of CicLAvia, you probably already know that L.A.’s beloved celebration of all things alternate transportation returns April 6, with a route that will transform Iconic Wilshire Boulevard into a totally car-free–and completely bike/ped-friendly–environment. What you may not know is that CicLAvia is currently giving away FREE [continue reading]
Why You Ride: Bicycle Edition – "Rio" Jill Contreras, committed to empowering cyclists through community rides, workshops, and more!
We are collecting nominations for the Year-Round Golden Pedal Awards, Metro’s competition for great stories about bicycling. We’re featuring these stories in a monthly Why You Ride series – because for many Angelenos, Bike Week never ends! Name: “Rio” Jill Contreras Distance: Long Commute (5 miles or more) Commuting Features: Traffic-congestion and [continue reading]
Forget the traffic horror of Jamzilla and head to “Ride 4 Love,” the East Side Riders Bike Club led bicycle ride that will explore the changes in Watts on Saturday, Feb. 15. The ride will be sponsored by Metro and supported by C.I.C.L.E. Meet at the Watts Labor Community Action Committee center (10950 S. Central Avenue, [continue reading]
Why You Ride: Bicycle Edition – President and CEO of the East Side Riders Bike Club, dedicating his life to family, community and social justice
We are collecting nominations for the Year-Round Golden Pedal Awards, Metro’s competition for great stories about bicycling. We’re featuring these stories in a monthly Why You Ride series – because for many Angelenos, Bike Week never ends! John Jones III has served as President and CEO of the East Side [continue reading]
Photos by Aaron Paley Metro hosted an Open Streets workshop on Wednesday that featured speakers from Los Angeles and San Francisco. Over 80 people attended the event that focused on the planning and implementation of Open Streets programs. Open streets are events which temporarily close the streets to automobiles and [continue reading]
More than 300 participants dressed in their finest tweed and joined the Metro-sponsored C.I.C.L.E. bicycle ride last Saturday, January 18. The Tweed, Moxie and Mustaches Bicycle Ride convened at the Highland Park Metro Gold Line Station and visited historic landmarks in the Highland Park neighborhood on bicycle. Stops included stained [continue reading]
Get ready for these upcoming Metro-sponsored bicycle rides led by CICLE! All rides are free and open to the public. Saturday, January 18, 2014 – Tweed, Moxie and Mustache Ride: The Historic Arroyo Seco Meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Gold Line Highland Park Station Ride leaves promptly at 11 a.m. Saturday, February [continue reading]
If you’re trying to figure out the safest and quickest way to get to a destination and/or connect to Metro Stations on your bicycle in Los Angeles, you’re in luck! The Los Angeles Department of Transportation recently released an update to their online city of Los Angeles bikeways map. Not only can you find info [continue reading]
Click here to read the kind of blog post no one at Metro wants to read: it’s a first-person account by one of our passengers who last Wednesday literally watched someone steal his $1,300 road bike from the front of a Metro bus in Hollywood. Although bike theft from the [continue reading]
Waterford to Constitution Bikepath Closure Revised Notice The closure of the bike path that runs along the west side of the I-405 will be extended until Sunday, December 22, due to Los Angeles Department of Water and Power work on a valve in the area.